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2015-12-02
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
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Color
Four Color
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Digest
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Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title Archie Comics Double Digest
Indicia title Archie (Comics) Double Digest


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent (signed)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (signed)
Colors
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Keywords
Christmas

[Now featuring new stories in every comic double digest!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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Holiday Light! (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Simmons (credited)
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Councilman Dazzle; Raj Patel
Synopsis
Riverdale's Holiday Festival is in jeopardy when the town loses electricity.
Keywords
Christmas

The Little Man Who Wasn't There (Table of Contents: 3)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jingles; Hiram Lodge; Smithers
Synopsis
Jingles pranks Veronica by posing as a talking doll, then helps the kids trim the Christmas tree.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas tree

Fair Exchange (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Samm Schwartz (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Andy
Synopsis
Archie is buying Veronica's Christmas present but Reggie plays a practical joke on him.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

A Class Act (Table of Contents: 5)

The Archies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Bolling (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
The Archies [Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle]; Hiram Lodge; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
The Archies are asked by reporters how long they have been playing together and Veronica remembers back to when they were kids at Christmas and played together for the first time.
Keywords
Christmas

Love Is the Answer (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie's Christmas / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Pop Tate; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Santa Claus
Synopsis
After seeing how greedy everyone is about presents, Archie has a dream where he convinces Santa Claus to give the gift of love and peace at Christmas time.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

[Nightmare Before Christmas Action Figures] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Diamond Select / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Slow Starter (Table of Contents: 8)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie is indecisive when it comes to his homework.
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[Archie #4] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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Can You Top This? (Table of Contents: 10)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Eric Lee (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Veronica refuses to ride in Archie's jalopy unless he gets the top fixed.
Reprints

Luck Is Where You Find It (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Floyd Clayton; Nancy Woods; Dilton Doiley; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
At Betty's suggestion, Archie keeps a bobby pin he found as a good luck talisman. Suddenly his fortune begins to change for the better.
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Out of the Ordinary (Table of Contents: 12)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Nate Butler (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Tina; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie tries to dress and act like a punk to impress a punk girl named Tina. Then, Tina tells him that she will date any man with a mohawk. So, Archie wears a mohawk wig to school. Not to be outdone, Reggie gets a real mohawk. Unfortunately, Tina moves away before she can see Reggie's mohawk.
Reprints
Keywords
mohawk; punk

Treasure In the Attic (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Smith (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Does the Andrews family have a hidden treasure of collectibles in their attic?
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[Archie Collector's Edition] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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Proud Crowd (Table of Contents: 15)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee hasn't yelled at the boys all week.
Reprints

[1000 Page Comics Gala Premium Bundle Pack!] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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That's the Spirit (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews
Synopsis
The Riverdale marching band spells out a message for the football team.
Reprints
Keywords
football; marching band

Cloud Puzzle!! (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the Words puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie's Gag Bag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's Mr. Weatherbee, Miss Phlips?
Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Miss Phlips
Synopsis
Archie has some suggestions on how to improve the school.

[20% of all Archie Comics] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Midtown Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Talk Squawk (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's dad wants him to cut down on long-distance phone calls.
Reprints

A Friend in Need (Is a Pest) (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Al Hartley

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Pop Tate (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie tells Jughead how happy he is to have two wonderful girlfriends, but both Veronica and Betty are seeing other guys.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Issue incorrectly lists Bill Yoshida as letterer.

Generation Gap Flap (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Archie's Grandfather, Archie's Grandmother; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's grandparents teach the kids how to swing dance.
Reprints
Keywords
swing dance

The Grand Opening (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex W. Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Ethan Andrews; Thomas Jefferson; Benjamin Franklin; John Adams; John Livingston; Roger Sherman
Synopsis
Fred tells Archie about how their ancestor, Ethan Andrews, helped Thomas Jefferson come up with the opening lines to the Declaration of Independence.
Keywords
Declaration of Independence; Revolutionary War

A Time for Change (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)
Editing
Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief); Victor Gorelick

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Stemwinder; Mr. Weatherbee; Mr. Svenson
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead drive themselves crazy, resetting dozens of clocks off of Daylight Saving Time.
Reprints
Keywords
Clock; high school

Butler Bumble! (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Smithers; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie is apprenticing as a butler for career day.
Reprints

Warmed and Fed Up (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Fred is thrilled about how Archie is concerned that he have a hot breakfast, but all Archie does is heat up the milk in the cereal.
Reprints

In Training (Table of Contents: 28)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Coach Kleats; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Coach tells Archie to eat, sleep and think basketball.
Reprints
Keywords
basketball

The Falcon Strikes (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Caleb; Chuck Clayton; Jughead Jones; Mr. Stonem
Synopsis
A falcon is being used to snatch payroll deposits in Riverdale.
Reprints

The Decorators (Table of Contents: 30)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bob White (credited)
Inks
Bob White (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Professor Flutesnoot; Miss Grundy; Mr. Hassle
Synopsis
The kids are scribbling on the walls of the school because it will be painted over the weekend but when Mr. Hassle informs Mr. Weatherbee that there is no money to paint the halls, Mr. Weatherbee and the kids are painting it themselves on the weekend.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This may be reprinted from Life With Archie (Archie, 1958 series) #76. Same page count and name, and the synopsis fits, but the characters list a Mr. Jenson as janitor but there is no janitor in this story, though Svenson is referenced in this story, and it looks like it was relettered at some point.

The Eyes Have It (Table of Contents: 31)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher (credited)
Pencils
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
At a franchise optometrist store she's working at, Betty uses her position to trick information out of Archie about his date with Veronica on Saturday.
Reprints

Wait and See (Table of Contents: 32)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Carlos Antunes (credited)
Letters
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Sal; Gino
Synopsis
Archie is hired to be a waiter in an Italian restaurant.

The Art of Doing Homework (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy
Synopsis
Archie explains the various methods he uses to do homework.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Little Archie and Friends / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section featuring Little Archie reprints.

My Best Friend (Table of Contents: 35)

Little Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Rod Ollerenshaw (credited)

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews; Spotty; Santa Claus (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie learns to treat Spotty better and then the two of them deliver papers with Little Archie dressed as Santa and Spotty dressed as a reindeer.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Out With It (Table of Contents: 36)

Little Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Pencils
Dexter Taylor (credited)
Inks
Ken Selig (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
children
Characters
Little Archie Andrews; Mary Andrews; Fred Andrews; Dr. Yankum; Little Jughead Jones; Little Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Little Archie goes to the dentist.
Reprints
Keywords
dentist

[Graphic Novel Library Sale] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

New Endings for Old Sayings (Table of Contents: 38)

Archie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Professor Flutesnoot; Mr. Weatherbee; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Humorous looks at various funny sayings.
Reprints

[Double Digest Bundle Pack] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Yule Rule (Table of Contents: 40)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie goes Christmas shopping with Veronica.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Credits from the index of the original printing, no credits listed in this digest.

Archie's Christmas Card (Table of Contents: 41)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie as Santa, and the gang as dolls.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; stockings

Up for Grabs (Table of Contents: 42)

Archie's Christmas Stocking / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Midge Klump; Moose Mason
Synopsis
Reggie plays a prank at the school's Secret Santa gift exchange.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Mexican jumping beans; Secret Santa

[Welcome to the New Riverdale] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Tree Glee (Table of Contents: 44)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews
Synopsis
The Andrews family searches for the perfect Christmas tree.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas tree

[Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Download the All New App] (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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[75 Years 75 Stories] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Archie
  2. 1. [Now featuring new stories in every comic double digest!]
  3. 2. Holiday Light!
    Archie
  4. 3. The Little Man Who Wasn't There
    Archie
  5. 4. Fair Exchange
    Archie
  6. 5. A Class Act
    The Archies
  7. 6. Love Is the Answer
    Archie's Christmas
  8. 7. [Nightmare Before Christmas Action Figures]
    Diamond Select
  9. 8. Slow Starter
    Archie
  10. 9. [Archie #4]
  11. 10. Can You Top This?
    Archie
  12. 11. Luck Is Where You Find It
    Archie
  13. 12. Out of the Ordinary
    Archie
  14. 13. Treasure In the Attic
    Archie
  15. 14. [Archie Collector's Edition]
  16. 15. Proud Crowd
    Archie
  17. 16. [1000 Page Comics Gala Premium Bundle Pack!]
  18. 17. That's the Spirit
    Archie
  19. 18. Cloud Puzzle!!
    Archie
  20. 19. ["Where's Mr. Weatherbee, Miss Phlips?"]
    Archie's Gag Bag
  21. 20. [20% of all Archie Comics]
    Midtown Comics
  22. 21. Talk Squawk
    Archie
  23. 22. A Friend in Need (Is a Pest)
    Archie
  24. 23. Generation Gap Flap
    Archie
  25. 24. The Grand Opening
    Archie
  26. 25. A Time for Change
    Archie
  27. 26. Butler Bumble!
    Archie
  28. 27. Warmed and Fed Up
    Archie
  29. 28. In Training
    Archie
  30. 29. The Falcon Strikes
    Archie
  31. 30. The Decorators
    Archie
  32. 31. The Eyes Have It
    Archie
  33. 32. Wait and See
    Archie
  34. 33. The Art of Doing Homework
    Archie
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Little Archie and Friends
  36. 35. My Best Friend
    Little Archie
  37. 36. Out With It
    Little Archie
  38. 37. [Graphic Novel Library Sale]
  39. 38. New Endings for Old Sayings
    Archie
  40. 39. [Double Digest Bundle Pack]
  41. 40. Yule Rule
    Archie
  42. 41. Archie's Christmas Card
  43. 42. Up for Grabs
    Archie's Christmas Stocking
  44. 43. [Welcome to the New Riverdale]
  45. 44. Tree Glee
    Archie
  46. 45. [Subscribe to all your favorite comics double digests...]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  48. 47. [Download the All New App]
  49. 48. [75 Years 75 Stories]
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